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Somerset

At the heart of the West Country, Somerset''s rolling hills, deep gorges and flowing rivers tell the tales of myths and legends.

From castles, abbeys and museums, to classic English houses and gardens, this is rural England at its best, and with such a wide range of things to see and do, a cottage holiday here provides the perfect base from which to explore the area.

Begin your visit to Somerset by exploring some of the area''s rich heritage, starting off with the enigmatic Glastonbury Tor. Sitting high above the land like a beacon, it holds stories of the legends of King Arthur and the Holy Grail. At the base of the Tor lie the ruins of Glastonbury Abbey, set in 36 acres of beautiful parkland and ponds it''s the perfect destination for a family day out. There''s an abundance of historical places in the region so take the time to explore as many as possible, especially Wells Cathedral and the Roman Baths and its museum.

If you can tear yourself away from exploring Somerset''s past there’s a lot more to explore. Longleat Safari Park is just one of the many animal attractions in the area, but you can also get up close and personal with magnificent shire horses birds of prey and marine life.

From the open expanses of gardens and ancient oak woodlands to sparkling rivers and sandy beaches, Somerset is a haven for lovers of the great outdoors. There are some great natural wonders to explore and with its steep inclines, dramatic peaks and amazing views, Cheddar Gorge makes an ideal location for walkers, climbers, cavers and sightseers alike. Lazy afternoon picnics can be enjoyed, and there''s a superb selection of pubs, restaurants and cafes cooking up fresh local produce so you can take a night off from cooking. You could even make a night of it and go see a show at the 17th century Theatre Royal in Bath.

Take a look at our selection of holiday cottages in Somerset today.
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395 cottages are available
  • Shoscombe, near Bath×

    Paglinch Cottage

    Shoscombe, near Bath

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    Ref: W41419
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    - Hot Tub - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Rural Location

    Hot tub


    In a rural location, this well-presented, semi-detached, single storey stone cottage with a...

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  • North Newton×
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    Ref: 28845
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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Ground Floor Facilities

    In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

    Set within the grounds of Newton House in the rural village of...

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  • Watchet×
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    - Coastal Property - Pub within 1 mile - Coast within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    Set in the thriving small marina port of Watchet, just a stone’s throw away from local pubs, shops and...

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  • Baltonsborough, Glastonbury×

    Dairy Barn

    Baltonsborough, Glastonbury

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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    This attractive single storey detached barn is peacefully situated in a no through lane just minutes from the village...

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  • Near Wells×
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    - Car parking on site - Ground Floor Facilities - Baby and Toddler Friendly


    Set in a secluded position high in the Mendips above Cheddar Gorge and just 3 miles from Cheddar, these...

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  • Broomfield, near Bridgwater×

    Spring Cottage Annexe

    Broomfield, near Bridgwater

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    Ref: W43606
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Woodburning Stove


    Spring Cottage Annexe is in a great, peaceful location on the Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural...

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  • Weston-super-Mare×

    Holm Cottage

    Weston-super-Mare

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    Ref: E4929
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    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio


    This renovated Victorian cottage and its walled garden sit in a peaceful mews just 15 minutes’ walk from...

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  • Porlock, near Minehead×

    No.2 The Ships Mews

    Porlock, near Minehead

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    - Coastal Property - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Sea View - Ground Floor Facilities

    In the village of Porlock on Exmoor National Park and nestling between Porlock Hill and the sea, this terraced...

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  • Templecombe×
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    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location

    Straddling the borders of Dorset, Wiltshire and Somerset, this charming row of single-storey cottages is tucked away...

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  • Axbridge, near Cheddar×

    The Old Log Store

    Axbridge, near Cheddar

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    Ref: W43450
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    - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Detached Property - Ground Floor Facilities


    This detached, converted log store is adjacent to the owner’s home and situated in a peaceful,...

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  • Roadwater×

    Stable Cottage

    Roadwater

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    - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location


    If you are looking for something a little special to celebrate an occasion or looking for that extra bit of...

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  • Ellicombe, near Dunster×

    The Old Coach House

    Ellicombe, near Dunster

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    Ref: E2226
    Key Features:
    - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    At the foot of Grabbist Hill (NT) in the Exmoor National Park, these four beautifully furnished and well-equipped Grade...

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